Many expected Forest to finish the season in third place, or even the automatic promotion places, after a sterling run under Steve Cooper towards the end of the campaign.
But a late final-day draw at Hull meant it was Huddersfield who travelled to Luton on Friday night, leaving Forest with a showdown against another team which started the season slowly.
Paul Heckingbottom’s Blades finished fifth after going unbeaten through the last four games of the regular season, and have lost only one home game since October.
Here are all the details for tuning in…
Where to watch Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest
TV channel: In the UK, Sky Sports will broadcast the game live via its Main Event and Football channels, with coverage starting at 2.45pm BST ahead of kick-off at 3pm.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can tune into the match via the Sky Go app.